Engine Volvo D13A520

Engine Volvo D13A520

The Volvo D13A520 engine is a 12.8 liter, 6-cylinder in-line engine with an overhead camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder and unit injectors. The engine complies with the EU Euro-3 emission standard. Equipped with turbocharger and intercooler, single cylinder head and electronic fuel injection system.

D13A520 provides superior performance, high reliability and great fuel economy. The camshaft drive is located at the rear of the engine, which reduces vibration and allows a power take-off to be mounted on the rear of the engine. The cylinder block and cylinder head are made of cast iron to ensure reliable engine operation.


Engine’s type diesel
Production years 09/2005
Max RPM 2100 rpm
Max power output at 1500-1800 rpm 382 kW (520 hp)
Max torque output at 1050-1450 rpm 2500 Nm
Displacement, dm3 12,8
Number of cylinders 6
Valves 24
Compression 18.1:1
Cylinder bore, mm 131
Piston stroke, mm 158
Fuel type diesel
Weight 1115 kg

Power of Engine Volvo D13A520The engine is equipped with an EMS electronic control system for highly efficient control. This module is reliably protected, mounted on rubber mounts and housed in an aluminum casing, in which the electronic components are cooled by the flow of fuel in the cooling circuit.

In addition to its high engine power, it also has a low noise and emission level complying with Euro 3. The crankshaft and camshaft are equipped with hydraulic shock absorbers that reduce vibration and noise. The lowest noise level is achieved at idle.

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